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Program Manager

Employer:  University of Virginia
Job Number:  1172688
Date Posted:  02/15/2017

Job Description

Posting Summary: Program Coordinator will assist the Associate Dean of Diversity and Inclusion and Office of Diversity and Engagement (ODE) staff on key initiatives. The Program Coordinator will have four primary responsibilities.

First, this position will coordinate the Excellence Through Diversity Distinguished Learning Series, a program that has reached over 2,000 members of the UVa community halfway through its first year.

Second, the Program Coordinator will assist in the implementation of a pan-University Faculty Learning Series to operate in conjunction with the Diversity Series. This Learning Series will provide opportunities for faculty development and engagement with regard to speakers and topics of the Diversity Sieries, thereby creating a mechanism for institutional change and diversity innovation.

Third, this position will work with the Director of Education and Outreach and the Assistant Director of the Center for Diversity in Engineering on all summer programs affiliated with ODE. This includes a pre-college program, programs for high school students exploring engineering, and research opportunities for undergraduate students.

Fourth, the Program Coordinator will help manage strategic internal, corporate, foundation, and federal agency partnerships. Coordination for these four components will involve all logistical components of the programs and events including outreach, travel, room reservation, payment, advertising, news and media coordination, and other associated responsibilities dictated by the specific program/event.

The Program Coordinator will also assist with special projects as assigned.

The successful candidate will have strong written, verbal and presentation skills, a background in events planning, ability to collaborate, excellent time/task management and organization skills, etc.

Bachelor's degree required.

Some evening and weekend work are required.

This position will report to the Associate Dean of Diversity and Engagement of the School of Engineering and work closely with the Director of Education and Outreach.

To apply, visit https://jobs.virginia.edu and search for posting number 0620366. Complete a Staff Application online, attach a cover letter, resume, and contact information for 3 references. The position will remain open until filled.

Any questions may be sent to jsj6y@virginia.edu.

The University of Virginia is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. Women, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Required Minimum Level of Education: *Degree Required

Required Specific Degree/Training: Bachelor's

Required Minimum Level of Experience: Some - up to 4 years

Preferred Minimum Level of Experience: Some - up to 4 years

Preferred Specific Experience: Events management and/or student program management

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Highly organized, ability to collaborate, time/task management, and strong written, oral, and presentation skills

Preferred Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Events management experience

Required Computer Applications: Microsoft Outlook

Preferred Computer Applications: Works in social media


University of Virginia
Charlottesville, VA 
United States
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